Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating and using collections, part of Learning Lightroom 4 (2012).
Generally speaking, you'll organize your photos by folder. …I generally use the concept of a photo shoot, which is loosely defined as a …group of images that I feel belong together. …That might just be a brief outing to capture a few images around the house, or …it might be an extended trip. In any event, that folder structure …becomes the basic organizational tool for my images. …However, in some cases, I might want to identify a different grouping of images. …Images that belong together, but that are stored in a particular folder with other images.…
For example, let's assume that I frequently photograph subjects in New …York City and I'd like to group together my favorite images of New York City. …Those images might be scattered across a large number of folders, but I can create …a virtual folder to contain just the images that I want to group together in …that New York City group. That calls for a collection, which you …can sort of think of as a virtual folder. It's a way to group together images as …
- Getting to know the Lightroom interface
- Establishing Lightroom preferences
- Using catalogs
- Importing images
- Image review
- Identifying and locating images
- Optimizing and sharing images
Skill Level Beginner
1. First Steps
2. Importing Images
3. Image Review
4. Identifying and Locating Images
5. Optimizing Images
6. Sharing Images
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